ANNA Member Spotlight

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Rebeca Rodriguez Nevarez, MSN, RN, CNN
Regulatory and Compliance Manager
Fresenius Medical Care
Puerto Rico
ANNA Caribbean Chapter #210

 

How long have you been in nursing? 

It will be 37 years in May 2018.

How long have you been in nephrology?

Since 1983. It will be 35 years in March 2018.

Why do you love nephrology?  

Nephrology nursing has provided me with the most rewarding experiences. My major passion is making sure patients receive the best possible care and sharing what I learn every day with my nurse colleagues as I learn from them.

What is your favorite ANNA member benefit and/or what do you love about being a member of ANNA?

ANNA has given me the opportunity to exercise my leadership and enhance my speaking skills. It also has provided me the opportunity to meet nephrology nurses, experts, mentors, and consultants that are an email or a phone call away when I need them. My chapter is more than an official organization; it is a safe place for nephrology nurses to be welcomed, accepted, and developed into future leaders!

Do you have a favorite patient story that reminds you why it's all worth it?

Every day that a PCT or a nurse follows infection control measures when caring for their patients is a good patient story!

What are your favorite hobbies and/or pastimes outside of nursing?

Since I don’t have good balance, I LOVE riding my recumbent trike on the weekends!

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